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Apr 4 Thu
Tour and Tea @ Stetson Mansion
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Stetson Mansion Tea Tour01Pass the scones and pour the tea, we now proclaim tea parties at the Stetson Mansion.

Join us for a custom tour of the mansion followed by teatime in the school house.  Each month we will feature a new theme and special guest.  Our menu will feature delights from local Deland businesses.  Sweet scones, savory gourmet petite tea sandwiches and delicate desserts – all complimented by delicious herbal teas.

Tea reservations must be made in advance and prepaid.  Teas are non-refundable 72 hours prior to your reserved teatime.

To read more about the Tour and Tea, click here.

Apr 5 Fri
Timucuan Talk @ Turtle Mound
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

turtle mound  Walk to the top of Turtle Mound and learn what life was like for the Timucuan Indians 2,000 years ago.  Bring sunscreen and water.  Meet at Turtle Mound.

NSB Balloon and Sky Fest @ NSB Municipal Airport
2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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2:00 PM
Gates Open. No coolers please. BRING YOUR CAMERA!

ALL EVENING
All 100+ vendors open, 4-H Animal Encounter, the Inspiration Village, live entertainment on the 80,000-watt Fest Stage, and the Carnival Rides open (until 10:00 PM). Static display aircraft, including a B-25 bomber, a classic DC-3, a Corsair, T-6′s, P-51 Mustangs, helicopters, and fighters, can be enjoyed all afternoon and evening!

RIDES (all afternoon, until dark… Huey and Enstrom helicopters, airplanes, B-25 bomber).

Lots of FOOD all day.
BEER: 2 PM – 9 PM.

Tethered Balloon Rides (winds and weather permitting)*

4:00 PM
The Afterwhile on the Sky Fest Stage

5:30 PM
Run Rhino on the Sky Fest Stage

7:00 PM
Teflon Don on the Sky Fest Stage

7:30 PM (Approx.)
BALLOON GLOW* (balloons are very wind sensitive, and can not inflate if the winds are more than about 8 MPH),
GLOW usually lasts 60 minutes.

8:30 PM
NIGHT AIR SHOW! Back by popular demand! The Aeroshell Team circles the Balloon Glow and then performs at dusk, and the show continues with Manfred Radius and his fire-streaking glider, the fiery cloud of the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, and the smoke, thunder, and strobes of Matt Younkin’s huge Twin Beech!

10:00 PM
Gates Close

 

Apr 6 Sat
Farmers Market @ Old Fort Park and City Hall
7:00 AM – 12:30 PM

farmers marketEach Saturday, vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District. Local farmers offer fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers, plants, juices, dairy, seafood and grass-fed meats.

Organic and pesticide-free produce are available. Quality handcrafted items and baked goods also are offered.

NSB Balloon and Sky Fest @ NSB Municipal Airport
7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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7:00 AM
Gates Open. No coolers please. BRING YOUR CAMERA!

ALL DAY and EVENING: All 100+ vendors open, 4-H Animal Encounter, the Inspiration Village, live entertainment on the 80,000-watt Fest Stage, and the Carnival Rides open (until 10:00 PM). Static display aircraft, including a B-25 bomber, a classic DC-3, a Corsair, T-6′s, P-51 Mustangs, helicopters, and fighters, can be enjoyed all afternoon and evening!

RIDES (all day, until dark…. Huey and Enstrom helicopters, airplanes, B-25 bomber).

Lots of FOOD all day.
BEER 10 AM -9 PM.

SUNRISE (Approx 7:00 AM):
Hot-air balloon passenger flights (last approx 1 hour)*.

7:00 AM
Classical music as the sun rises over Balloon & Sky Fest

9:30 AM
Dance Factory on stage

10:15 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

10:30 AM
Rolling Thunder Missing Man Presentation

11:00 AM
Quad-Line Stunt Kite, Colleen Baker

12:00 PM
Nick Comis, Illusionist

12:30 PM
Pre-Air-Show Demonstrations begin (helicopters, Coast Guard demonstration, overhead formation flying, etc.)

1:00 PM
AIR SHOW Acts scheduled to appear at this time include Patty Wagstaff, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, Matt Younkin, the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, Skybolts parachute team, military fighter jet and bomber demonstrations, A-4 Skyhawk jet, Manfred Radius, P-51 Mustang demo, Jason Newburg, the WORLD PREMIERE of Kyle Franklin’s Demon-1 Biplane “Dracula” show, and much more…

Veterans Honor Ceremony, sponsored by Halifax Health – Hospice, with The Vietnam Veterans Honor Guard, at approximately 1:15 PM, followed by fly-bys of numerous warbirds representing the several wars of the past Century

NOTE: The show has been approved by all branches of the military for participation by their aircraft, but the level of participation will depend on world events and training requirements.

3:30 PM
Combined group precision horse demonstration

5:30 PM
Just Twistin’ Hay on the Sky Fest Stage

7:00 PM
Patrick Gibson on the Sky Fest Stage

7:30 PM (Approx.)
BALLOON GLOW* (balloons are very wind sensitive, and can not inflate if the winds are more than about 8 MPH), GLOW usually lasts 60 minutes.

8:30 PM
NIGHT AIR SHOW! Back by popular demand! The Aeroshell Team circles the Balloon Glow and then performs at dusk, and the show continues with Manfred Radius and his fire-streaking glider, the fiery cloud of the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, and the smoke, thunder, and strobes of Matt Younkin’s huge Twin Beech!

10:00 PM
Gates Close

Artificial Reef Seminar @ Lifeguard Headquarters and Administration Center
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

fishLearn about building, fishing, diving and monitoring the artificial reefs off the coast of Volusia County. The Volusia County Marine Science Center has partnered with the Halifax Sportfishing Club and Volusia County Reef Research Dive Team to host an Artificial Reef Seminar which is open to the public.

“The goal is to educate anyone who is interested about the county’s marine wildlife and artificial fishing reef system,” said County Coastal Division Director Joe Nolin. “The reef system is an economic engine for the regional marine industry and an amazing ecological resource.”

The seminar will cover the benefits, design and construction of artificial reefs; the basics of fishing artificial reefs including preparation, locating the reefs, and proper anchoring and fishing techniques; how to dive artificial reefs; and how to help monitor the growth and development of the reef over time.

To read more about this and the Marine Science Center, click here.

Community Workshop @ New Smyrna Beach Woman’s Club
9:00 AM

An all-day community workshop on the North Causeway Plan will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 6, at the New Smyrna Beach Woman’s Club, 403 Magnolia Street. Pete Sechler, AECOM representative and author of the 2010 CRA Master Plan Update, will facilitate both discussions.

“We’re hoping to have a good turnout and see a lot of new faces at these meetings,” said Gail Henrikson, planning manager. “We want the community to be involved in the planning process. To make informed decisions, we need to hear the views and ideas from the community and not just a handful of people.”

Several elements from the current plan have been completed. These include reuse of the former high school site and redevelopment of the former Feger’s Seafood site.

 

Lagoon to Ocean @ Visitor Center
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 Canaveral National SeashoreOur walk will start on the shores of the lagoon and continue to the sea, we’ll discuss all of the eco-systems.  This program is led by a University of Florida certified coastal naturalist and will conclude with a treasure hunt along the beach.  Please bring water & sunscreen. Meet at Visitor Center.

Apr 7 Sun
NSB Balloon and Sky Fest @ NSB Municipal Airport
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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7:00 AM
Gates Open. No coolers please. BRING YOUR CAMERA!

ALL DAY and EVENING
All 100+ vendors open, 4-H Animal Encounter, the Inspiration Village, live entertainment on the 80,000-watt Fest Stage, and the Carnival Rides open (until 10:00 PM). Static display aircraft, including a B-25 bomber, a classic DC-3, a Corsair, T-6′s, P-51 Mustangs, helicopters, and fighters, can be enjoyed all afternoon and evening!

RIDES (all day, until dark…. Huey and Enstrom helicopters, airplanes, B-25 bomber).

Lots of FOOD all day.
BEER 10 AM – 5 PM.

SUNRISE (Approx 7:00 AM)
Hot-air balloon passenger flights (last approx 1 hour)*.

7:00 AM
Classical music as the sun rises over Balloon & Sky Fest

9:45 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

10:00 AM
Little Theater, musical presentation

10:45 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

11:00 AM
Smyrna Brass on stage

11:45 AM
Stirrup Some Dust precision horse demonstration team

12:00 PM
Daytona Beach Harley Davidson Drill Team

12:00 PM
Pre-Air-Show Demonstrations begin (helicopters, Coast Guard demonstration, overhead formation flying, etc.)

1:00 PM
AIR SHOW Acts scheduled to appear at this time include Patty Wagstaff, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, Matt Younkin, the 300 MPH Jet School Bus, Skybolts parachute team, military fighter jet and bomber demonstrations, A-4 Skyhawk jet, Manfred Radius, P-51 Mustang demo, Jason Newburg, the WORLD PREMIERE of Kyle Franklin’s Demon-1 Biplane “Dracula” show, and much more…

Veterans Honor Ceremony, sponsored by Halifax Health – Hospice, with The Vietnam Veterans Honor Guard, at approximately 1:15 PM, followed by fly-bys of numerous warbirds representing the several wars of the past Century

NOTE: The show has been approved by all branches of the military for participation by their aircraft, but the level of participation will depend on world events and training requirements.

4:00 PM
Travis Stratton and the Salt Water Grass on stage

6:00 PM
Gates Close

 

Apr 10 Wed
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony @ Beltone Hearing Aid Center
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Apr 11 Thu
Tour and Tea @ Stetson Mansion
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Stetson Mansion Tea Tour01Pass the scones and pour the tea, we now proclaim tea parties at the Stetson Mansion.

Join us for a custom tour of the mansion followed by teatime in the school house.  Each month we will feature a new theme and special guest.  Our menu will feature delights from local Deland businesses.  Sweet scones, savory gourmet petite tea sandwiches and delicate desserts – all complimented by delicious herbal teas.

Tea reservations must be made in advance and prepaid.  Teas are non-refundable 72 hours prior to your reserved teatime.

To read more about the Tour and Tea, click here.

Apr 12 Fri
Lipton Cup Regatta @ Smyrna Yacht Club
Apr 12 – Sunday all-day

Lipton cup 2FRIDAY:
6:30 PM Welcome Cocktail Party at the Smyrna Yacht Club Tiki Bar

SATURDAY:
The race boats depart from the Smyrna Yacht Club docks

9:00 AM Boats will assemble in the ocean off Ponce Inlet

9:30 AM Lipton Cup party begins at Toni & Joe’s

9:30 AM Private party for invitees at the Lipton Cup Skybox

10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Two ocean course races

6:30 PM Captain’s Party (for ticket holders) at the Smyrna Yacht Club

SUNDAY:
8:00 AM Race boats depart the Smyrna Yacht Club

9:00 AM Boats assemble in the ocean off Ponce Inlet

9:30 AM The Lipton Cup party at Toni & Joe’s

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Ocean Course 3 races take place

3:30 PM Cocktails at the Smyrna Yacht Club Bar

4:30 PM Awards Presentation

Cast Netting Lesson @ Visitor Center Dock
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

netLearn the skill and grace that goes along with this fun hobby at the Canaveral National Seashore.  If you have a cast net, please feel free to bring it with you (we will provide a few nets).  Bring water and insect repellant.  Meet at the Visitor Center dock.

 

PLEASE NOTE: all programs are subject to cancellation and/or rescheduling due to staff limitations, weather conditions, or other factors. Some programs require reservations, a minimum age, or a cost-recovery fee.  Call 386-428-3384 ext. 0 for program information during operating hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), www.nps.gov/cana.  Entrance fees apply to all interpretive program participants.  All programs meet the requirements for the Canaveral National Seashore Junior Ranger program.

Apr 13 Sat
Farmers Market @ Old Fort Park and City Hall
7:00 AM – 12:30 PM

farmers marketEach Saturday, vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District. Local farmers offer fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers, plants, juices, dairy, seafood and grass-fed meats.

Organic and pesticide-free produce are available. Quality handcrafted items and baked goods also are offered.

Explore the Seashore @ Visitor Center
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Explore the seashore with a digital camera.  We will compose the picture and learn about the natural history of the dunes/beach environment.  Bring sunscreen and water.  If you have a digital camera you can bring it, or use the center’s.  Meet at Visitor Center.

PLEASE NOTE: all programs are subject to cancellation and/or rescheduling due to staff limitations, weather conditions, or other factors. Some programs require reservations, a minimum age, or a cost-recovery fee.  Call 386-428-3384 ext. 0 for program information during operating hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), www.nps.gov/cana.  Entrance fees apply to all interpretive program participants.  All programs meet the requirements for the Canaveral National Seashore Junior Ranger program.


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